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The Boskone 51 Pocket Program Cover Reveal

Not only do we have an exciting program for Boskone 51 and a slate of fantastic guests, but we have a gorgeous Pocket Program cover designed by our Official Artist David Palumbo. While you’ll have this beauty in your hand in a little over a week, we thought you’d enjoy a sneak peak at the […]

Why I Love Boskone 51– Ten of My Must See Panels for this Convention

I have been attending Boskone since 2003. Back then I was a shellshocked fan, walking around the hotel trying to figure out how to attend all of the panels and events that I wanted to attend despite the fact that I wanted to attend–EVERYTHING! Eleven years later, the only thing that has changed is that […]

The Book Launch Party at Boskone!

Boskone is excited to introduce its first ever Book Launch Party, which will be held from 7:30-9:00 pm on Saturday night in the Galleria Con Suite at the Westin Waterfront Hotel. Boskone Book Launch Party Day: Saturday, February 15th Time: 7:30-9:00 pm Location: Galleria Con Suite Authors & Publishers: If you have a new book that was (or […]

Fresh Faces and Old Friends Coming to Boskone

Boskone has terrific speakers this year, many of whom are not from the Boston area as well as many who are participating in programming for the first time. We also have several old friends who have returned to Boskone after a few years absence and others who are joining us as our special guests. Be […]

The 2014 Boskone Schedule is Up!

Can’t wait to start planning your Boskone? Great news, the Boskone schedule is up! Take a look at your favorite authors, panel topics and more. Available by day, by panelist and in multiple downloadable formats. Get your Boskone membership today.

At Boskone–Vandals of the Void: The Chelyabinsk Meteor Strike of 2013

Science is on tap at Boskone this year with a fascinating discussion between Boskone’s Hal Clement Science Speaker Bill Higgins and Jesuit astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno…and they have meteors on their minds! Vandals of the Void: The Chelyabinsk Meteor Strike of 2013 One year ago, a window-shattering shock wave injured 1400 Russians and startled the world. […]

Horror at Boskone!

Boskone may be a science fiction and fantasy convention, but did you know we also have some fantastic horror programing? Here’s one of of horror panels that is sure to make you think twice about turning off the bedroom light at night. Great Ghost Stories, Fri 9:00-9:50 pm Out on the fringe, the living and […]

Enter Boskone’s Flash Fiction Slam!

Join Boskone’s first Flash Fiction Slam! Eleven (11) writers compete for the title of The Flash, reading their own original fiction that must tell a complete tale within a 3-minute period. RULES: Readings are scored on a scale of 1 to 10, and you automatically lose 1 point for going over your 3-minute time. Contestant […]

Over 100 Program Participants

Each year, the Boskone schedule is chock full of  panels, talks, discussions, demos, and workshops on many aspects of the science fiction and fantasy field. Click here to view last year’s schedule Yes, we have panels, but our guests and program participants often take part in so much more, providing fans an opportunity to interact on […]

The Boskone Book Club is Back!

We’re bringing back book discussion this year. The purpose of the Boskone Book Club is to bring people together to discuss a specific book. The volume under discussion will be Parasite by Mira Grant (the horror nom de plume used by our Guest of Honor, Seanan McGuire). Bob Kuhn will lead the discussion. Parasite by […]